|NICOLAI: The Merry Wives of Windsor - Overture (abridged) - Nikolai Sokoloff, conductor|
PLEASE GO TO https://archive.org/details/NikolaiSOKOLOFFConductsTheCLEVELANDORCHESTRA FOR SUPERIOR TRANSFER & HIGHER BIT RATE. Recorded in May, 1927 (Brunswick 50089-A). Cleveland Orchestra. Early electrical recording. Digital Transfer by F. Reeder
Keywords: Cleveland Orchestra; classical
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|The Passionate Pilgrim - William Shakespeare|
Librivox recording of The Passionate Pilgrim by William Shakespeare. Read by Caliban The Passionate Pilgrim was published by William Jaggard, later the publisher of Shakespeare’s First Folio. The first edition survives only in a single fragmentary copy; its date cannot be fixed with certainty since its title page is missing, though many scholars judge it likely to be from 1599, the year the second edition appeared with the attribution to Shakespeare...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry; Shakespeare
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|MOUSSOGRSKY-STOKOWSKI: Pictures at and Exhibition - Leopold Stokowski, conductor|
PLEASE GO TO https://archive.org/details/MOUSSORGSKY-STOKOWSKIPicturesAtAndExhibitionAll-American-NEWTRANSFER FOR SUPERIOR TRANSFER & HIGHER BIT RATE. MOUSSOGRSKY-STOKOWSKI: Pictures at and Exhibition. All-American Orchestra. Leopold Stokowski, conductor. Columbia 78rpm Set MM 511 (XCO 31288 - XCO 31295). Recorded in July, 1941. Digital transfer by F. Reeder
Keywords: Stokowski; Mussorgsky; 78rpm
Downloads: 2,381 (3 reviews)
|Is Mars Habitable? - Alfred Russel Wallace|
Librivox recording of Is Mars Habitable? by Alfred Russel Wallace. Read by Caliban In 1907 Wallace wrote the short book Is Mars Habitable? to criticize the claims made by Percival Lowell that there were Martian canals built by intelligent beings. Wallace did months of research, consulted various experts, and produced his own scientific analysis of the Martian climate and atmospheric conditions. Among other things Wallace pointed out that spectroscopic analysis had shown no signs of water vapor i...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Mars; Percival Lowell; Wallace; Martian canals; life on Mars; temperature of Mars
Downloads: 28,099 (4 reviews)